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Lake Mead near Pecos reopens after 2-vehicle accident

East Lake Mead Boulevard reopened about 8:30 a.m. after an accident between a motorcycle and another vehicle early Monday morning, according to North Las Vegas Police Department.

Police received the call on the accident just after 4 a.m. A motorcycle, eastbound on Lake Mead, struck a vehicle at Wilkinson Way. The two people riding on the motorcycle were taken to University Medical Center. The 20-year-old female passenger is in critical condition and the 26-year-old male operator of the motorcycle has non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the vehicle is in stable condition, police said.

Police suspect the driver of the vehicle may have been under the influence and speeding.

Contact reporter Cassandra Taloma at ctaloma@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381.

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